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on the field for goodness sake. guess what? they start tonight in baltimore. kristin fisher is live at fed ex field with a look at how the skins might look ahead to maybe some better refereeing. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: that's right. good morning, mike. the next time the redskins play here at fed ex field, the real refs should be back officiating the game. this agreement is only temporary, not quite a done deal just yet. it still needs to be ratified by the union but it's enough to get the real refs back on the field officiating tonight's game with the ravens in baltimore. so huge news. and it broke right after midnight. n.f.l. commissioner roger goodell released a statement saying, quote, this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve the consistency and quality in officiating. we look forward to having the finest officials in the sport back on the field. i want to give a special thanks to the n.f.l. fans for their passion. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. this
cloudy skies, 45 in winchester, 43 cumberland. baltimore 53 and andrews at 51. >>> monika has timesaver traffic. >> reporter: inbound 66, although it is sitting on the shoulder i'm going to step out to see what it looks like on sky 9. the flashing lights causing delays through manassas. they continue to centerville before the pace improves. then it is heavy again as normal route 50 toward 123 and vienna. keep this in mind for your travel plans. back over to our maps, this time on the north side of town, outer loop flowing down now as you can see here a little bit of yellow forming at college park. the pace is good beyond that as you head for 270. we'll go over to our next map, you got it from 85 down toward 121. back to our maps, we want to let you know penn line number 400 is canceled. and i'll in back with more traffic coming up at 6:43. back to you guys. >>> just over six weeks ago until election day and the candidates are refocusing on economy. >> romney fought back against the accusations about his plan to fix the economy not being specific enough. >> i can tell them specifically i
by the replacement refs but the refs are gone now. >> baltimore hosted the first game since the regular refs decided to come back. ravens taking on the browns. a 63-year-old interception return by baltimore's carey williams is the play of the night. there he goes through the house. ravens beat the browns 23-16. >> the headline this morning is the return of the refs. kristin fisher is live in our satellite center with more on that. sounds like an action movie. >> reporter: it does. when was the last time that you saw referees tting a standing ovation? most time they're booed or heckled but not last night. check out the reception they received in baltimore just before kickoff. cheers and a standing ovation for the referees. that may be a first in the history of football. and people throughout the game held up signs. look at that one. "finally we get to yell at real refs. welcome back." these guys got the rock star treatment. this all happened less than 24 hours after an agreement was reached between the n.f.l. and the referees union after nearly a year of negotiations. the two sides finally reached a
in baltimore. it'll get up to 75 degrees at andrew's air force base. so a very nice monday, though we'll see an increase in cloud cover. a dry day with a high of 75, very messy here on tuesday. we're going to go code yellow because of the possibility of possibilities of heavy rain and the thunderstorms, they might be very mild with the high of 78. on wednesday it will be very mild as well. 82 degrees, but still a chance for lingering showers. >>> all right in your seven-day forecast, it looks like it will be great weather for the nats and then the stormy weather will move in on tuesday and wednesday and those games, they might be in jeopardy on both of those days. it will feel like it is sunny. thursday and friday looks great. and 72 on friday. and then as we need to head into next weekend, a stray shower is possible with a storm system that will be mostly to our north. >> all right, so i don't think that most of the rain will affect the turf or the redskins. both of them are playing at home next weekend. >> all right, talk about tomorrow's weather. it will be great, don't you think? >> yes,
's starting to lighten up a little bit. bowie to columbia, mt.ary, pushing toward baltimore. another area of showers in manassas and wood bridge and right around the southern end of the beltway. humidity will be high today. your temperature, 83 degrees at noontime. 85 by 3:00. i think it's late in the day today where we could see some drenching thunderstorms. let's get a look at traffic now with danella sealock. >> thanks. >>> right now we're watching the roads. traveling along beach drive in northeast, we have a downed tree slowing you down. beach drive is closed right now. that is between joyce road and blackton drive. other parts in our area look really good right now. not seeing any volume or road work to warn you about. traveling along i 270, past clarksburg road. really in both directions, nice and clear. a look at the beltway right now, inner loop and outer loop, no issues to report. travel sbeeds from i. 270 on the inner loop, 61 miles per hour. that drive just taking ten minutes. give yourself extra time this morning and pack your patience. eun, over to you. >>> 4:33. the democra
the brewers 12-2. keep it up, guys. >>> up in baltimore, the orioles mad a double -- had a double hitter with the blue jays. os lose 9-5 and they won the early game 4-1. baltimore is now a game and a half back of new york in the al east with eight games to go. >>> time 6:26. still ahead, a big group is throwing its support behind maryland's dreement act-- >> dream act. >> getting pinched by bank fees? most of us are. how to avoid the worst of them. >> on the inbound side of route 50, you've got delays as you head through cheverly because of the early yes accident on the bw -- earlier accident on the bw parkway. southbound 270 not much better. delays continue toward 121. i'll be back with more coming up in a few minutes. you're watching 9news now. ♪ [ ma aouer tseho oko elodanmi thheimesofras, eyreotartoin stouinednt a srthe. sts w bk 0 ar fr t sd t son mp tnggont evy ak eryit gein te. thsileras res omelgg. stt mp. arrit. >>> welcome back. 6:29. this is always the place you can get your weather first. a live shoft the district of column -- shot of the district of columbia. it's in the
. >>> at least seven people are being treated for injuries they got in a baltimore bus crash. they were waiting in a shelter today when the bus literally jumped that curve and struck them. they were rushed to the hospital with injuries described as non-life threatenings. the mta's bus driver taken for drug and alcohol levels were routine for the serious crash. >>> well the washington nationals are still just one win away from clinching the first playoff birth for the major league baseball team. well, since i was a kid. dave owens is live at the national park where the excitement and the anticipation is building up for tonight's game against the dodgers. now dave, we thought we had it last night and then it just slipped away. >> reporter: yes, he thought he would spoil the party out here. of course that late home run, giving the dodgers the 7-6 win. it made us wait just a little bit for the nationals to try to clinch that first playoff spot like you say in some 79 years. even as you say, derek, it brings to mind, just how bad it had franchise has been. i mean, the nationals, they lost about 300
? this message. >>> maryland lawmaker gave up on his attempt to stop a baltimore ravens linebacker from speaking out on gay marriage. he wanted them to stop brendan from making ads like this one. >> i believe we should be doing everything that we can to make maryland families stronger. which is why i support marriage for gay and lesbian couples, who want to make a lifetime commitment to each other. >> well, now byrnes has reconsidered. he told the baltimore sun that the player has first amendment rights and should be able to speak his mind. >>> a big honor today for maryland's olympians and p paralympia paralympians. the crowd paid tribute to their achievements in baltimore today. michael phelps with the most medals of any olympian ever, thanking everyone for their support. and the youngest u.s. olympic member and also a gold medalist katy ledecky. >> we're basking in the glow of yesterday's win for the redskins, right, dan hellie? >> reporter: you know, this reminds me of katy ledecky's award. maybe the biggest debut of all yesterday. what a show it was in new orleans. we will be hearing from r
york. >> who doesn't? >>> thousands of fans get a chance to see them in baltimore. >> the second annual grand prix of baltimore. cars raised around the 75-lap, two-mile race and in the end ryan hunter took over the lead near the end of the race. he was able to pull away and take home that grand prix title. and i believe that someone in the house here was out there watch that race. >> yeah. with her head zipping back and forth. >> let's go to veronica. >> i think i took a picture of every single car except for the sun drop one that won. you f. you look hard, i still have my hand stamped. >> did you shower? i was going to say that. i showered twice and it's still there. they want to make sure when you go in and out, you're allowed in and out with your ticket paid. great time though. the weather held out for a good chunk of the race. the showers started coming in around lap 19, lap 20. it got kind of they. don't let the cloud cover scare you today. going the talk about showers and storms. like yesterday, it's going to be wet for the whole entire day. 76 right now. the wind and the southeas
or months. hopefully, before the next big storm. in baltimore, andrea mccarren, 9news now. >> one of the energy companies noted that montgomery county residents pay a monthly energy fee, but no one raised questions about that. >> mitt romney was on 60 minutes last night and he insisted that his campaign does not need a turn around. and today, the republican presidential nominee plowed ahead with his economic message and hit president obama for comments he made on that very same program. tara with more from the white house. >> derek, nationally the race remains tied. the push is on now to win over voters in key battleground states who can help swing the election. hundreds of flag waving supporters greeted mitt romney's plane as it taxied to a rally in pueblo, colorado. >> mitt romney. >> reporter: the gop white house hopeful is looking for votes in the battleground state, where a new poll shows president obama with an edge. >> the american people cannot afford four more years of barack obama and that's why i'm going to become the next president of the united states. >> romney
at perry hall high school in baltimore county last month. >>> firefighters in southern california are making progress battling a fire at angeles national park northeast of los angeles. the fire is now 24% contained. firefighters say because of the terrain and warm temperatures it could take another week before it's fully contained. the fire has burned 3600 acre in the san gabrielle mountains. no communities are threatened. the fire broke out on sunday near a camp ground forcing thousands to evacuate during the busy labor day weekend. >>> plans are in the works to change a small shopping center into an urban town center in chevy chase. developers have big plans for the chevy chase complex on connecticut avenue between jones bridge road and east west highway. they want to redevelop the land by adding apartment buildings, retail space and open space. the major redevelopment proposal is getting mixed reviews. >> we're really providing new community gathering spaces, a new park, new amenities, better dining and shopping options for them. >> any redevelop t it here that's happening is g
ago in the campus in baltimore. police say a man was shot in an area between the student center and the theater. he was hit in the stomach and taken to the hospital. right now no word on his condition or who shot him. morgan state has sent out an alert asking the community to avoid the student center. we're following this story tonight. we'll bring you any new information, particularly on the whereabouts of the gunman. >>> back to libya now. and that embassy attack. u.s. officials now say they are investigating the possibility that yesterday's attack was a planned terrorist strike. the united states has evacuated all personnel from benghazi to tripoli. officials originally believed the attack was prompted by an anti-islamic video, but said this attack was too coordinated to have been spontaneous. >> reporter: good evening from washington. these shocking murders of our diplomats serve as a reminder of how dangerous the culture clash still is between the west and much of the muslim world. and how intense the clashes now between the rivals in the race for the white house. the u.s.
. >>> the man who brought the nfl back to baltimore is in the hospital this morning. a cleveland television station is reporting that art modell is gravely ill. modell gained national attention back in 1996 when he decided to move the cleveland browns to baltimore, where they changed their name to the ravens. he eventually sold all but 1% of the team. a ravens team spokesman says modell is at johns hopkins hospital but did not know his condition. >>> the nfl season is now under way. the redskins announced they'll be without starting safety brandon meriweather for the start of the season. he is out two to four weeks after he sprained his knee in practice. but you won't have to wait long to see robert griffin iii in action, just a few more days! fans caught a glimpse of what rg3 can do during his solid preseason games with two touchdowns and no interceptions, but there is no doubt he is feeling some butterflies for his first regular season game. >> everybody gets nervous. you know, everyone gets antsy, anxious, any word you want to use to put on that, it happens, but you do try to stay calm,
and upper 60s here in the shenandoah valley out to manassas. it's 70 in baltimore. 71 in andrews. here in d.c. it is a gorgeous afternoon. look at the sky conditions. got these high thin clouds on our michael & son weather camera. we're looking into tysons corner right now. so very pretty midday here. 71 degrees officially at reagan national. it's sunny out there but the high clouds will officially come come. great weather going on. spectacular today. i think one of the best days of the month, if not the year going on right now. warmer tomorrow and saturday. low 80s tomorrow. i think mid-80s on saturday. there's a cold front coming so late saturday, we're going to see some showers. i'm talking maybe late afternoon into early evening. it could impact the dinner hour perhaps in a few spots with the front. behind that front cooler and drier on sunday. there are going to be areas in the upper midwest. you can see the big storm in south central canada. may not get much higher than 50 degrees so really feeling autumnal there. these clouds are pouring south out of canada into the northern part of
's take a live look on 95 near route 100. things are looking good both directions of 95 between baltimore and washington. let's go back over to the maps, this time all the way to the other side of town. coming in from southern maryland, route 4, route 5, 301, brandywine, accokeek, oxon hill across the wilson bridge into alexandria. 95, 395, everything is good right now. let's take a live look one wore time. here's route -- one more time. here's route 50. no issues to the beltway or through cheverly. more coming up at 5:39. >>> a suspicious bag near train tracks shut down vre's train line to manassas during last night's rush hour. >> what was inside was very disturbing. 9news now reporter kristin fisher is live in manassas. she has the latest on the investigation. what about the tracks this morning, kristin? is it all set? >> reporter: the track is back open. in fact, the first vre train of the morning just left here about 15 minutes ago. tracks back open. service back to normal. commuters very happy about that. clearly after yesterday's big delays. but they still can't believe what was fo
. she is due at an event in baltimore in a half an hour. >>> absentee started today, including virginia. early voting starts in d.c. october 22. and absentee voting begins in maryland october 27. if you need to apply for one of those ballots in maryland, you need to do so by october 30. >>> and if you want to vote for former congressman, virgil good to be the next president, you're in luck in virginia. attorney general certified good has enough signatures to stay on the ballot in virginia. >>> another wild card in the presidential race, will president obama support for marriage equality cost him votes from devout african americans? bruce leshan is here and both sides get fired up today. bruce. >> two very different reactions from two very different coalitions of african american pastors today on this issue of same-sex marriage. the president of a united states who is a black man endorsed same-sex marriage should be put out of office and he never should have been elected. >> surrounded by clergy from around the south. african american pastors, risking his tax exempt status, announced a
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